About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Hachinohe | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two had to take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only visitors who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but exciting
Timang Beach is located at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta is very wide in coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the great destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Hachinohe – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is famous for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes full courage to ride this lift, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150k/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the huge waves that hits the rocks also catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe in a little while, calming your heart beating while you can take a photos there. There is a large stone called Watu Panjang. A cool places for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 man whose pull and push the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help taking photos of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island over the huge wave. Are you dare?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Hachinohe – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is made of woven rope that is resembles to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will feel it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading to this article. I guess, the other article authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing a blog about it on the net without doing the real thing, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Security Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it performs supervised by the advance. The big waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to have this thrilling adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your journey to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with an extra adrenaline rush.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Hachinohe – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that this beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the coastline. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You have to walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This trekking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no such simple way to go down there unless using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The beach is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not really far from the Gondola Lift.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the route to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If tourist want to push their personal vehicle to the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car is not able to get to the beach. Don’t believe it? See this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Trip: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should never be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimps, crab and so on. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Culinary Seafood.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : I.D.R 10.000 same as U.S.D 0.69 / S.G.D 0.96 / M.Y.R 2.91 / K.R.W 824.01 / T.H.B 22.12 / V.N.D 16221.13 / C.N.Y 4.79. Data at May 2019.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Hachinohe and Call to Action!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safely. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Gondola Lift.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Airport Pickups.
Feel free to call us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will never make you disappoint. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org